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11 Days Tour of Kunming, Jianshui, Yuanyang, Dali, Lijiang, Shangri-la, Kunming

price from $1845 p/p
starting price description
  • Quotation is free of charge
  • Proposal base on your own request, traveler number and timing
  • Children under 12 years enjoy great discount
  • Breath-taking view of Rice Terraces Fields.
  • Close visit of Hani, Yi, Naxi, Bai, and Tibetan ethnic minority people and their diverse culture.
  • Close visit of Hani, Yi, Naxi, Bai, and Tibetan ethnic minority people and their diverse culture.
  • Stunning natural scenery of mountains and gorges.
  • service guarantees
  • Private Tour
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Arrive in Kunming (Flight not included)

Guide and driver meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in the city. Enjoy night view of Kunming on your own or take a good rest after your flight journey.

Not included

King World Hotel 3* /Kunming New Era Hotel 4* /Bank Hotel Kunming 5*


Kunming to Jianshui

Jianshui Ancient City is 220km south of Kunming. It is about 4 hour journey by car. En route, visit the Stone Forest.

The Stone Forest located in the in Shilin Yi Autonomous County is a set of limestone formations with various shapes. It is a natural miracle formed by erosion over 270 million years.

Jianshui Ancient City is located 220km southeast of Kunming city with a history over 1,200 years. It once was an important city in Yunnan province. There are still many cultural relics bear its former glory, particularly Zhu Family Garden, Temple of Confucians, Seventeen Span Bridge, old cobbled streets and stone wells.

Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at local restaurant

Jianshui Hotel


Jianshui city visit

A day visit of the key attractions in Jianshui city including Confucian Temple, Zhu Family Garden, Old Town, Chaoyang Gateway and Seventeen Span Bridge.

Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at local restaurant

Jianshui Hotel


Jianshui to Yuanyang

Continue a 90 km drive southward to Yuanyang where you will visit the most beautiful Rice Terraces in China.

Yuanyang county is located in southern Yunnan Province. It is home to Hani and Yi people since 2,000 years ago. The place now is famous for its rice terraces fields that Hani and Yi people originally made for farming purposes. Spectacular views can be seen anywhere at the popular areas like Duoyishu Village, Daba Village, Habo Village and Longshuba Village.

Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at local restaurant

Yunti Hotel


Yuanyang to Kunming

It is about 6 hours journey back to Kunming from Yuanyang. Take a rest in Kunming and wait for the surprise from next destination – Dali city.

Breakfast, Chinese lunch at local restaurant

King World Hotel 3* /Kunming New Era Hotel 4* /Bank Hotel Kunming 5*


Kunming to Dali (flight TBA)

Flight journey from Kunming to Dali is only some 40 minutes. On arrival, your local guide will meet you at the flight arrival. Head for key attractions afterwards - Xizhou Village, Three Pagodas, Cruise on the Erhai Lake and Dali Old Town.

Xizhou is a typical village of Bai people, about 20km from Dali city. It is an unspoiled village with much character and charm. Except the local houses with exquisite sculptures, woodcarving and colored drawing, Shaping Monday local market, you can also try three tea ceremony at Xizhou.

Three pagodas is an icon of Dali and a must-see of Dali tour with extremely long history and ancient Buddhist architectures. The three independent pagodas form a symmentric triangle, visible from miles away.

Erhai is huge lake, occupying an area of 250 square kilometers. It is a gem of Dali and Yunnan province offering diverse food for local people. Visitors can take a boat ride to enjoy the breath-taking landscape, traditional cormorant fishing and local houses of Bai Minority people.

Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Dali Landscape Hotel 3* /Dali Landscape Hotel 4* /Regent Hotel 5*


Dali to Lijiang

En route, visit Mt. Shibaoshan. On arrival, take a stroll at Lijiang Old Town – community of Naxi Ethnic People.

Shibaoshan is a nature reserve and religious site famous for numerous temples and grottoes as well as old forests. It worth a visit when driving from Dali to Lijiang.

Lijiang Old Town has a history over 800 years and has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It was once one of the key points along the old tea horse road. Different from other ancient towns in China, its architecture, culture and art has strong characteristics of local Naxi people.

Breakfast, Chinese lunch at local Restaurant

Sanhe Hotel Lijiang 3* /Lijiang Yinxiang Old City Hotel 4* /Guanfang Hotel Qidian 5*



It is a must to visit the snow-capped Jade Dragon Snow Mountain when you are in Lijiang. Take cable car up and hug the glacier whenever you come. Drop a visit of Basha town for murals and Naxi ethnic culture.

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, known as Yulong Snow Mountain, is a mountain range stretching a length of 35 kilometers (22 miles) in Yunnan Province, southwestern China. Part of Yulong Snow Mountain near Lijiang has been developed into a scenic area, offering cable car ride up to the mountain to hug the glacier.

Breakfast, Chinese lunch at local Restaurant

Sanhe Hotel Lijiang 3* /Lijiang Yinxiang Old City Hotel 4* /Guanfang Hotel Qidian 5*



Road journey from Lijiang to Shangri-la takes about 3.5 hours. En route, drop a visit at Tiger Leaping Gorge which is about 2 hours from Lijiang. Continue to Shangri-la afterwards.

Tiger Leaping Gorge is considered as one of the world's deepest gorges with mountains over 5,000 meters on each side. Many tourists come for its spectacular views and challenge the various hiking trails.

Breakfast, Chinese lunch at local Restaurant

Shili Hotel 3* /Holy Palace 4* /Paradise Hotel 5*



A full day visit of Songzanlin Lamasery and Podacuo National Park

Modeled from Potala Palace, Songzanlin Monastery is a Tibetan-buddhist monstery built on a mountain slope, 5 km away from the city of Shangri-la. It is one of the holiest monasteries outside of Tibet. - Pudacuo National Park is notable as the first national park in China. It is llocated some 50 minute drive away from Shangri-la city. Visitors can enjoy spectacular view of lakes, dense forests, pasture and close visit to local minority villages.

Breakfast, Chinese lunch at local Restaurant

Shili Hotel 3* /Holy Palace 4* /Paradise Hotel 5*


Shangri-la to Kunming and departs (flight TBA)

Take 40 minutes flight journey from Shangri-la to Kunming, then forward to your next destination or back home. Kunming is convenient connected with all major domestic flights and international cities including Macau, Hong Kong and all major destinations in souther


Price Include & Exclude

Price Include
  • Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet at your hotel, but it might be only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote areas. Lunch will be at local restaurant.
  • Private Transfers: Private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide for transfers in the above cities.
  • English-speaking guide: We choose guide who are responsible, knowledgeable and has a sense of humor to accompany you throughout the city.
  • Hotels: All hotels are well-selected and can be changed to cater for your requirements. Service charge & government taxes are also include.
  • Transportation: Flight/trains as listed above. Airport tax and fuel surcharge fee is included in.
  • Insurance: The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  • Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
Price Exclude
  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges when taking flights.
  • Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Items that are not listed in the itinerary.

Travel Tips

  • Prices shown are based on an exchange rate: RMB 6.2 = USD 1. The actual price may change according to the current exchange rate on the date you make inquiry.
  • The listed prices are for adults. Children between 2 to 11 years old can receive 75% discount. Infant under 2 years only charge 10% but they do not have their own seats on flights and at show events.
  • If your travel party up to 10 persons, please contact for the availability and group rates.
  • Prices are not valid during public holidays like May Day Holiday (April 30th to May 7th), National Day Holiday (Sep 30th - Oct 7th), or any unpredictable big events.
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